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Utah State Division of Health Report of Environmental Study, Ventura Metal Arts, Inc., 506 West 4th North, Salt Lake City, Utah.
NIOSH 1969 Jan; :1-2
Worker exposures to health hazards caused by aluminum foundry operations were surveyed at Ventura Metal Arts, Incorporated, (SIC- 3361) in Salt Lake City, Utah, on November 6, and December 16, 1968. No mechanical exhaust ventilation was present. A nonexhaust ventilated canopy hood was provided above the melting furnace. A total dust concentration of 0.23 milligrams per cubic meter was found in a personal respirable mass sample taken during mold preparation. The author recommends that silver brazing operations be performed using local exhaust ventilation or approved fume respirators.
NIOSH-Author; NIOSH-Survey; Field-Study; Region-8; Occupational-exposure; Air-flow; Industrial-factory-workers; Air-contamination; Light-metals; Protective-equipment; Exhaust-systems; IWS-40-16c
Field Studies; Industry Wide
NTIS Accession No.
NIOSH, Division of Field Studies and Clinical Investigations, Cincinnati, Ohio, 2 pages
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